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Author Byrd, Alexander X., 1968-
Title Captives and voyagers : black migrants across the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world / Alexander X. Byrd.
Publication Info Baton Rouge, La. : Louisiana State University Press, c2008.


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Descript xi, 346 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents The slave trade from the Biafran interior : violence, serial displacement, and the rudiments of Igbo society -- The slave ship and the beginnings of Igbo society in the African diaspora -- White power and the context of slave seasoning in eighteenth-century Jamaica -- Routines of disaster and revolution -- Social movement and imagining freedom in the British capital -- Migration and the impossible demands of leaving London -- From slaves to free subjects in British North America -- Black society and the limits of British freedom -- The effects of exodus : Afro-maritime society in motion -- Arriving in Sierra Leone : catastrophe and its aftermaths -- Conclusion: Migration and black society in the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world.
ISBN 9780807133590 (cloth)
0807133590 (cloth)
9780807137109 (pbk)
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Author Byrd, Alexander X., 1968-
Series Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world
Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world.
Subject Slavery -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Blacks -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Slave trade -- Nigeria -- History -- 18th century.
Sierra Leone -- History.
Descript xi, 346 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents The slave trade from the Biafran interior : violence, serial displacement, and the rudiments of Igbo society -- The slave ship and the beginnings of Igbo society in the African diaspora -- White power and the context of slave seasoning in eighteenth-century Jamaica -- Routines of disaster and revolution -- Social movement and imagining freedom in the British capital -- Migration and the impossible demands of leaving London -- From slaves to free subjects in British North America -- Black society and the limits of British freedom -- The effects of exodus : Afro-maritime society in motion -- Arriving in Sierra Leone : catastrophe and its aftermaths -- Conclusion: Migration and black society in the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world.
ISBN 9780807133590 (cloth)
0807133590 (cloth)
9780807137109 (pbk)
Author Byrd, Alexander X., 1968-
Series Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world
Antislavery, abolition, and the Atlantic world.
Subject Slavery -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Blacks -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Slave trade -- Nigeria -- History -- 18th century.
Sierra Leone -- History.
LOCATION SHELVED AT LOAN TYPE STATUS
 WISE  HT 1161 B9  NOT FOR LOAN  LIB USE ONLY

Subject Slavery -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Blacks -- Great Britain -- History -- 18th century.
Slave trade -- Nigeria -- History -- 18th century.
Sierra Leone -- History.
Descript xi, 346 p. : ill., maps ; 24 cm.
Contents The slave trade from the Biafran interior : violence, serial displacement, and the rudiments of Igbo society -- The slave ship and the beginnings of Igbo society in the African diaspora -- White power and the context of slave seasoning in eighteenth-century Jamaica -- Routines of disaster and revolution -- Social movement and imagining freedom in the British capital -- Migration and the impossible demands of leaving London -- From slaves to free subjects in British North America -- Black society and the limits of British freedom -- The effects of exodus : Afro-maritime society in motion -- Arriving in Sierra Leone : catastrophe and its aftermaths -- Conclusion: Migration and black society in the eighteenth-century British Atlantic world.
ISBN 9780807133590 (cloth)
0807133590 (cloth)
9780807137109 (pbk)

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